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Custodian I


Recreation Center

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Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder for the campus in Boulder, CO seeks multiple Custodian I – Recreation Services to perform consistent housekeeping tasks in assigned areas using safe work practices and proper housekeeping techniques; perform duties in variety of areas, as well as team assignments for daily cleaning and sanitizing; help in other areas and performing team cleaning duties when needed; primarily responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing facility, including locker rooms and restrooms; sweep and vacuum floors using manual and power equipment; mop and scrub floors; clean woodwork, walls, and windows using common household equipment and cleaning products; keep equipment and supplies in order and request supplies when needed; auto scrub basketball courts; clean, stock, and inventory custodial closets; fill soap, toilet paper, and paper towel dispensers; report broken fixtures or equipment to supervisor.

Who We Are

Recreation Services is a valued campus resource and partner dedicated to supporting your success.  We offer a variety of high quality, convenient, innovative and inclusive ways to help you connect with yourself and your campus community.  Play and Find Your Fit at one of the nation’s premier collegiate recreation centers.  THE REC is a LEED Platinum (highest ranking sustainable design) facility with over 300,000 square feet of recreation and fitness activity space. Explore and try something new from ice skating, indoor rock climbing, team sports, yoga, enjoying the Buff Pool and so much more!  We are a student fee-funded service and our student-led, CUSG Recreation Board and team of experts will ensure we meet the evolving needs of a dynamic recreation, fitness and wellness service that supports student engagement, academic and personal success.  


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What You Will Need

  • 12 months of previous experience in a custodial or housekeeping position in a recreational facility. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Position required for the 1st shift Monday to Friday 4 AM to 12:30 PM.
  • Ability to exert up to 100 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs of force constantly to move objects.
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, and communicate and deal with individuals in a tactful manner.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
1. A current resume. 
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by November 3, 2018. 

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer